To Swim with Crocodiles: Land, Violence, and Belonging in South Africa, 1800-1996 (Michigan State University Press, 2018, and University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2019).

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 Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

“Land Reform for a Landless Chief in South Africa: History and Land Restitution in KwaZulu-Natal,” African Studies Review (forthcoming 2021).

“Teaching South African History in the Digital Age: Collaboration, Pedagogy, and Popularizing History,” with Omar Badsha, History in Africa, 47 (2020): 297-325.

“Gender, Shame, and the ‘Efficacy of Congress Methods of Struggle’ in 1959 Natal Women’s Revolts,” South African Historical Journal 71, no. 2 (2019): 1-20.

“Bantu Authorities and Betterment: The Ambiguous Responses of Natal’s Chiefs and Regents, 1955-1970,” Journal of Southern African Studies 41(2), 2015.

“’Women Were Not Supposed to Fight’: The Gendered Uses of Martial and Moral Zuluness during uDlame (1990-1994)” in Jan Bender Shetler (ed.), Gendering Ethnicity in African Women’s Lives. (University of Wisconsin Press, 2015).

“‘It is because of our Islam that we are there’: The Call of Islam in the United Democratic Front,” African Historical Review 41, no. 1 (Jul 2009): 118-139.

Other Recent Academic Writing:

“King Zwelithini and the Historians,” with Jabulani Sithole and Liz Timbs, in South African Historical Journal 73, no. 2 (2021).

“In Peace and Rebellion: Inkosi Mhlabunzima Maphumulo” in Born out of Sorrow: Essays on Pietermaritzburg and the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands under Apartheid (1948-1994), Natal Society Foundation (2021): 211-228.

Women in South African History.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford University Press. March 2020.

“Notes from the Field,” The Historian, 81: 2 (2019): 206-209.



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